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Principal Engineer - Safety & Environmental Engineering (Fire & Explosion Safety)

UK Flexible
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Environmental Engineering, Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
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Job title: Principal Engineer - Fire & Explosion Safety - DSEAR

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Brough, Filton, Frimley, Portsmouth, Weymouth or Manchester. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: Competitive

What you'll be doing:
  • Completing DSEAR risk assessments and compliance activities
  • Mentoring and developing junior engineers
  • Reviewing and producing explosion safety strategies
  • Peer reviewing work
  • Risk Analysis
  • Developing and producing processes and policy documentation for the site

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience of working in an explosion safety engineering environment and applying various methods of hazard analysis
  • DSEAR risk assessment production including hazard identification and analysis (preferably from a high hazard industry)
  • A thorough understanding of Hazardous Area Classification (HAC) and Proven track record in implementing business processes to achieve strategic objectives

  • Degree qualified in a STEM discipline
  • COMAH - Control of Major Accident Hazards (Safety Case support) experience
  • Site Asset Protection experience & Fire Safety Engineering experience


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Safety and Environmental Team:

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team tasked which offers exposure to the wider strategic initiative. You will be working with six people from principals to apprentices, liaising with operational managers, heads of departments as well as the Health & Safety teams. This role offers exposure to the Wider Control Damage Hazards team whilst individually being given the opportunity for professional growth within the function.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing date:29th May 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



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